The division of commercial vehicles and pick-ups of Chrysler, Ram, did not want to miss the busy North American International Auto Show. There the brand has unveiled its new Ram 1500 Rebel , a recreational pick-up version of his most famous. Has an orientation off-road and sports although does not become as shocking as the Ford F-150 Raptor. This new model will reach the US market in the second half of 2015.
With respect to the rest of the range for 1500 differs Front-new including specific grille in black, off-road higher and tow hooks, fog bumper with black background and Aluminum hood with double air inlet. Passes plastic wheel and 17 “wheels with road tires Toyo Open Country A / T with a large air balloon help extol his tough exterior. The rear features LED indicators and a specific bumper with two striking tailpipes.
The Rebel Ram 1500 is offered exclusively body double cab they can dress in gray, silver, white, black and red. The cargo box can be covered with an awning with Ram logo.
The interior care with a level of detail vinyl and fabric upholstery easy to clean and red details on the seams of the cockpit and dashboard trim and doors. The front seats are heated as standard and within no missing items like dual zone climate control, access and boot button, support for tablets and smartphones or full UConnect multimedia system touchscreen.
On the technical section includes various improvements over the Ram 1500, for a better off-road capabilities. The air suspension as standard is 2.54 inches taller, better headroom and angles and allowing ground clearance of up to 26 centimeters . The rear stabilizer bar is softer to allow greater suspension travel.
As for mechanical, the Ram 1500 Rebel offers two options for gasoline. As access found the motor 3.6 Pentastar V6 with 308 horses power and 364 Nm of torque, while the highest will be available on HEMI V8 5.7-liter, 400 horsepower and 555 Nm torque. The automatic gearbox eight-speed is standard. Geared wheel drive is standard on the V6, but optional on the V8. In any case is self-locking rear differential.
The selector automatic gearbox is a rotary dial on the left of the touch screen on the dashboard while to switch manually from the wheel no cams, but a + and – buttons on the right of it.
Source – Ram
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